Travel Advisories

December 16-22, 2017

Interstate Highway Restrictions

 

Overnight

I-95 Warwick: I-95 North and South, near Exit 13 (Airport Connector), left lane closures for bridge work, Sunday-Thursday nights from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

I-95 Warwick
: On the ramp from I-95 South to Rte. 37 East, under Rte. 37 West, alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Tuesday night from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

I-95 Warwick: I-95 South, from Exit 8 (Rte. 2) to the Hillsgrove Bridge at Service Ave., left lane closed for drainage work, Sunday-Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

Ongoing Restriction

Johnston: I-295 North and South at Rte. 5 (Greenville Ave.) between Exit 6 (Rte. 6) and Exit 7 (Rte. 44), right shoulder closures for construction, through Summer 2018.

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Other Limited Access Highway Restrictions

Weekday

Rte 1 South Kingstown: Rte. 1 North and South, from the Charlestown Town line to Route 4, right shoulder closures for drainage work, Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Rte 37 Warwick: On the ramp from Rte. 37 West to I-95 South, under Rte. 37 East, alternating shoulder closures for a bridge inspection, Tuesday night from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

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Rte 6 Rte 10 Providence: Truck traffic is restricted to the right lane from the Westminster St. overpass over Rte. 10 South/Rte. 6 West to the Rte. 6/Rte. 10 interchange, and on Rte. 6 East at the Rte. 6/Rte. 10 interchange.

Rte 24 Tiverton/Portsmouth: Rte. 24 South at the Old Sakonnet River Bridge, please watch for construction vehicles exiting and entering the shoulder to access the construction site, weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through Summer 2018.

Rte 4 Warwick: Rte. 4 South, from the I-95 split to Exit 8 (Rte. 2/East Greenwich), right shoulder closed until December 2017 for bridge work.

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Metropolitan Providence

Temporary Road Closures

Rte 5 Johnston: Rte. 5 (Greenville Ave.) at I-295 is closed for Narragansett Bay Commission sewer line installation. The work zone has been modified with the closure from Salina Ave. to Atwood Ave. Follow signed detours. Please note: the road will remain open to local traffic and emergency vehicles. Click here for additional information.

Pawtucket
: Division Street East over the Division Street Bridge, from Pleasant St. to Water St., will be closed for construction Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Westbound travel is not restricted.  Local traffic is being detoured via Main St. and School St., with an advanced detour available on I-95 North at Exit 28 (School St.)

Ongoing Traffic Patterns

Rte 2 Cranston: Rte. 2 North and South, from Sockanosset Cross Rd. to Howard Ave. under the Rte. 37 overpass, right shoulder and merge lanes closed for bridge work through January 2018. Please note: Motorists exiting Rte. 37 West to Rte. 2 South and Rte. 37 East to Rte. 2 North will be required to stop at the bottom of the ramps prior to entering Rte. 2.

Pawtucket: Taft St., under the Division St. Bridge, a lane shift for construction remains in effect.

Weekday

Rte 152 East Providence: Rte. 152 (Newman Ave.) East, from Barney St. to the Massachusetts state line, lane closures possible for construction, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Rte 6 East Providence:
Rte. 6 (Warren Ave.) East and West, from Pawtucket Ave. to Boyd Ave., alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Providence: Lane closures and intermittent traffic stoppages are possible for ongoing construction on Promenade St. and Dean St., Pleasant Valley Parkway, Kinsley Ave. and Providence Place, Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Expect delays.

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Pawtucket: The Barton St. Bridge, between Broad St. and Montgomery St., is currently closed. Get Detour Maps »

Providence: Elmwood Ave. North and South, from the I-95 underpass to the entrance to Roger Williams Park, has continuous alternating lane closures for construction and bridge work through May 2018.

Providence: Visit the City of Providence’s online calendar for traffic restrictions.

Additional lane closures for this region
may be listed under Other Limited Access Highways

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East Bay

No lane closures scheduled.

 

Additional lane closures for this region
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Newport County

Temporary Road Closure

Tiverton: Riverside Dr. North and South, just before and after the old Sakonnet River Bridge, will be closed for construction, Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Follow signed detour. Please note: school bus traffic will be accommodated.

Weekday

Rte 138 Portsmouth: Rte. 138 (East Main Rd.) East and West, from Boyds Lane to Turnpike Ave., shoulder closures for construction, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

RITBA Bridges

Bristol/Jamestown/Newport/Portsmouth/Tiverton: The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) is responsible for maintenance and construction activities on the Jamestown-Verrazzano, Newport Pell, Mt. Hope and Sakonnet River bridges. Click here for more information.

Additional lane closures for this region
may be listed under Other Limited Access Highways

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Northern R.I. & Blackstone Valley

Temporary Bridge Closure

Cumberland: The Town-owned Howard Rd. Bridge, which carries Howard Rd. over Abbott Run, is currently closed. Please follow signed detour via Abbot Run Valley Rd. in Cumberland or from Paine Rd. in Massachusetts. More information is available here.

Weekday


Rte 6 Johnston:
Rte. 6 (Hartford Ave.) East and West, from the I-295 on-ramp to Belfield Dr., lane closures for NBC sewer work, Monday-Friday 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Rte 5 North Smithfield: Rte. 5 (Providence Pike) North and South, from Church St. to North Main St., alternating one-way traffic for construction, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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Rte 44 Glocester: Motorists on Rte. 44 East and West, at its intersection with Rte. 100, are currently utilizing the new roundabout.

Rte 122 Woonsocket: On Rte. 122 (Hamlet Ave.) at the Hamlet Ave. Bridge over the Blackstone River, lane shifts possible for day work through Fall 2017.

Additional lane closures for this region
may be listed under Other Limited Access Highways

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South County

Bridge Closure

North Kingstown: The Slocum Bridge on Railroad Ave. is currently closed. Get Detour Map »

Weekday

Rte 112 Richmond: Rte. 112, from Rte. 138 to the Charlestown Town line, right shoulder closures for drainage work, Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Richmond:
Old Switch Rd, from I-95 to Rte. 91, right shoulder closures for drainage work, Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Westerly:
Langworthy Rd., from Rte. 1 to Route 1A, right shoulder closures for drainage work, Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Westerly:
Dunns Corner Rd., from Rte. 91 to Rte. 1, right shoulder closures for drainage work, Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Westerly:
Broad St. and High St., from the Rhode Island state line to the Pawcatuck River, alternating traffic for Town of Westerly drainage work, Monday-Friday from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Westerly: High St. South, below Rte. 78, partial right lane closure for a bridge inspection, Tuesday from noon to 3 p.m.

Rte 102 West Greenwich:
Rte. 102 (Victory Hwy.) North and South, over I-95 at the Victory Hwy. Bridge, lane shift and shoulder closures in a moving operation for construction, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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Rte. 112 Charlestown/Richmond: Motorists are experiencing an alternating one-way traffic pattern controlled by temporary traffic signals, for bridge work, 24 hours a day on Rte. 112 North and South, from Butter Lane to Carolina Mill Lane. Expect delays.

Hopkinton/Richmond: Rte. 91 (Church St.) East and West at the Wood River Bridge, shoulder closures with a double lane shift for bridge work, weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This traffic pattern is scheduled to last through the end of February 2018.

Additional lane closures for this region
may be listed under Other Limited Access Highways

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West Bay

Weekday

Coventry: Arnold Rd. North and South, from Tiogue Ave. to New London Turnpike, one lane of traffic for the Northbound lane, with Southbound traffic detoured from Johnsons Blvd. to Hopkins Hill Rd. Significant delays should be expected and alternate routes sought. This is Town of Coventry sidewalk and repaving work, weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through the middle of December.

Additional lane closures for this region
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